• Phone : (207) 594-5166
  • Address : 8 North Main St. Rockland ME 04841

This is Georges River Land Trust.

Our mission is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences. Please join us.

Latest News

Monitoring Season: A Team Lift

Every fall we gather our team of volunteer property stewards and send them out to visit every conserved property – 51 easements and 18 preserves. We meet with landowners and tour the properties to confirm the conservation values. This year stewardship staff Irene Flynn and Luke Thombs brought 21 new monitors into the fold, doubling […]

Rockland Bog Tour

The amazing footage in this aerial video of the Rockland Bog will show you why it’s critical to protect this gem in the wilderness of Rockland. Watch video

Hunting On Preserves/Trails

The 2022 hunting season starts October 22 and runs through December 10, except Sundays. Some of our preserves are open for hunting. The details about whether a preserve is open for hunting can be found on our Preserves page and the individual preserve pages you can link to from there. Hunters must have prior permission […]

Events


Volunteer Appreciation Day

Thu Dec 08 2022

From 3 pm until 5 pm

Join us as we roast a few marshmallows and raise our glasses in honor of our hardworking volunteers! We'll gather at the Gibson Preserve in Searsmont on Thursday, December 8 from 3 to 5 pm around a roaring bonfire. We'll swap tall tales from our workdays on the trail and at preserves, and give a hearty round of thanks to the life blood of our organization. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. If it rains/snows, we'll gather on Friday, December 9th instead.

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Trails & Preserves

Protect the Rockland Bog!

Join us to protect our most ambitious project ever! We are poised to acquire 500+ acres of the western woodlands buffer of the Rockland Bog, increasing the protected wilderness in Rockland’s backyard, by 50%. Home to waterfowl, wading birds, deer, beaver, rabbits and other wildlife, it’s been a favorite of local outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and […]

Trails and Preserves are open!

A huge part of land trust legacy is dedicated to the notion that some of Maine’s best can be found outside – in the woods, on the water, in the fresh air. One of the big reasons we conserve land in the first place is so there will always be special spots for everyone to […]

Connecting Community to Town Forests

Have you heard? Fat biking is all the rage! Our Connecting Community to Town Forests initiative is the result of a longstanding working relationship between Georges River Land Trust and the Thomaston Conservation Commission.